Trailer for “Beatriz at Dinner” Has a Rich People Dinner, in Trump Era, Go Awry
Having dinner with friends and especially friends of friends under the Trump Administration is a dicier proposition than it has been in recent memory.
The new dark comedy, Beatriz at Dinner, from director Miguel Arteta and writer Mike White attempts to capture that tension in a dinner at a lavish mansion between rich folks and their professional healer. The cast that includes Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton, Jay Duplass, Chloe Sevigny, and Amy Landecker make this doomed dinner even more enticing.
As with men, it has always seemed to me that books have their own peculiar destinies. They go towards the people who are waiting for them and reach them at the right moment. They are made of living material and continue to cast light through the darkness long after the death of their authors.
Projected onto the ceiling of Saint-Eustache Church in Paris, Voûtes Célestes is a work by Miguel Chevalier that turned the ancient chapel into the backdrop for a constantly morphing sky chart produced in real time. Cycling through 35 different colored networks, the ceiling glowed with each successive pattern, highlighting the grand architecture that laid below the swirling universes above.
PS - In 2012, the Dark Knight Rises and Wreck-It Ralph came out 4 months apart, and I created the original a couple weeks after Ralph was released. So that should explain why the original was rendered as movie Bane and not comic Bane, but nevertheless, here’s comic-Bane
Also: BONUS CHARACTER UNLOCKED! Build-It Bruce! HE CAN BUILD IT! (with one millions of dollars)